Gabapin 600 mg helps manage postherpetic neuralgia (pain from damaged nerves in adults. As adjunctive therapy, this drug is utilized to treat partial seizures without secondary generalization in adults and kids three years and older. The medicine has the active ingredient Gabapentin which treats various forms of epilepsy. It is effective against seizures that are initially limited to certain parts of the brain and may later spread to other parts of the brain. Your doctor may prescribe you this medicine when the current therapy does not fully control the condition.Gabapentin 600 mg capsules are equally effective in managing peripheral neuropathic pain. Neuropathic pain is a long-lasting pain caused by damage to the nerves. Many diseases can contribute to peripheral neuropathic pain, including diabetes or shingles. Patients suffering from this condition may often experience pain sensations as hot, throbbing, burning, shooting, cramping, numbness, stabbing, needles, etc.
Always take medicine in the same way your doctor has prescribed. Speak to your doctor if you have any doubt about the usage of the medicine. Take the number of capsules only as recommended by your doctor. Your doctor will tell you how and when to take medicine, and he/she will gradually build up your dose based on your condition. Gabapentin 600 dose is not recommended for kids; the usual dose for children to control epilepsy is calculated against their weight.
Do not take Gabapentin 600 mg if you are hypersensitive to Gabapentin or other non-active components of the medicine.
Talk to your doctor-
- If you suffer from renal disorders, your doctor may prescribe a different dose
- If you are on haemodialysis, inform your doctor if you experience muscle weakness or pain
- If you get nervous system issues, respiratory diseases, or an elderly patient above 65 years; your doctor may recommend a lower dose that suits your condition.
- If you develop signs and symptoms of persistent stomach pain, feeling sick, speak to your doctor. These symptoms could indicate an inflamed pancreas (the condition is known as acute pancreatitis. A small number of patients receiving this anti-seizure medication may have thoughts of killing themselves. If you have these thoughts anytime, contact your doctor straight away and speak to your family member and loved ones.
A very few people who received this medication get an allergic reaction or potentially serious skin reaction which may turn to life-threatening problems. You may also experience discolouration of urine. If you get any of these symptoms, please talk to your doctor straight away. Let your doctor know if you are taking other medicine while taking this antiseizure drug. This is because taking certain medications with Gabapin 600 can cause side effects and reduce its effectiveness. Do tell your doctor about medicines containing opioids, and antacids for digestion.
Side Effects of Gabapin 600 mg
Muscle tenderness, weakness, or pain, particularly if occur at the same time, you feel sick or have a fever, it may be an indication of abnormal muscle breakdown, which may be a life-threatening condition. Higher than recommended doses may result in serious side effects, including double vision, drowsiness, diarrhoea, loss of consciousness, and slurred speech. Call your doctor straight away if you take more capsules than the recommended amount. Do not stop treatment unless your doctor tells you to. If you wish to stop the treatment, speak to your doctor, you will be asked to discontinue treatment gradually over a minimum of one week.